It gradually moved its studios to Cincinnati, though it remained licensed to Covington until the early 1960s.
During the Cuban missile crisis in 1962, WCKY was used to broadcast news and information to the area, due to its southerly directional signal pattern.
So if you’re like the rest of us, living paycheck to paycheck and thriving on leftovers, here’s a go-to guide on how you can date on the cheap and still get the girl. There are great ways to make a night in just as romantic as a night out, and for a fraction of the cost.
Offering to cook for her -- or cooking together -- is simple, easy, and shows a lot of effort.
The station also features local sports talker Mo Egger.
WCKY is the flagship station of the Cincinnati Bengals (along with WEBN, and are also simulcast on WLW after Cincinnati Reds baseball season ends). The station went on the air on September 16, 1929 at a frequency of 1480 k Hz on the AM dial.
Despite what Marilyn Monroe said, diamonds are not a girl’s best friend (it’s actually wine). With dating, it just boils down to a few things: listening, thought, and effort (and wine), none of which have to have major dollar signs attached to them.
You can class it up with cocktails or a nice bottle of wine. cocktails are fine and good, especially in dimly lit bars with suspendered bartenders that use ingredients like “elderflower.” We all love the charming “small batch” lifestyle as much as the next hipster, but don’t underestimate the power of PBRs and cheap bar games like darts or pinball.
The station also broadcasts football and basketball play-by-play of the University of Kentucky Wildcats & Louisville Cardinals. Originally, WCKY was licensed to Covington, Kentucky, and was treated as a Kentucky-based station.
On November 10, 2014, i Heart Media Cincinnati announced that both WCKY and sister station WSAI have joined the Cleveland Cavaliers Radio Network. This status helped WCKY's case before the FCC to increase power from the original 5,000 watts to 50,000 watts in 1939 - even though it was literally across the river from Cincinnati and fellow 50,000 watt station WLW.
You really don’t have to be spending much cash at all.
In order to win our hearts, you do NOT need to be a Rockefeller (which is great news since you definitely are not).